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Dec. 6 webinar to look at canine genetics

Dr. Jerold S. Bell will lead the presentation in cooperation with VetVine and the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

Dec. 6 webinar to look at canine genetics

Continuing education provider VetVine and the AKC Canine Health Foundation have organized a free, one-hour live webinar on canine genetics.

“A Clinical Genetics Approach to Understanding Genetic, Multiplex and Health Testing” will take place at 8 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 6. The presenter will be Jerold S. Bell, DVM, a Connecticut practitioner and adjunct professor of clinical genetics at the Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

The webinar will cover:

  • The practical applications for using the results of genetic, multiplex and health tests to improve the health of dogs.
  • The dangers of the inappropriate use of genetic tests.
  • The roles of the veterinarian, breeder and dog owner in utilizing genetic tests.

The webinar, which will be recorded for later viewing, is RACE approved and offers up to one hour of CE credit.

Registration information is available at http://bit.ly/2zU5uak.

Other upcoming VetVine webinars include:

  • Dec. 13: “Reducing the Stress of a Veterinary Visit with Gabapentin,” with Elisabeth Zenger, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM.
  • Dec. 20: “Case Studies in Behavior: Anxiety, Fear, Panic,” with E’Lise Christensen, DVM, DACVB.
  • Jan. 25, 2018: “Perspectives on Caregiving — 12 Things You Must Do and Not Do,” with Sheri L. Berger, DVM, DACVO.
  • March 22, 2018: “It Happened to Me and It Could Happen to You: When Life Happens and Derails Your Practice Career,” with Dr. Sheri L. Berger.

Visit http://bit.ly/2BpplKN for more information.